Some of your online courses may require proctored exams, which can be taken at the
UVU testing center or a certified exam proctor site. Find out from your course syllabi
which classes require proctored exams and when they are due.
UTAH COUNTY RESIDENTS
Proctored exams are available at the UVU Classroom Testing Center (CTC). Make sure
to check exam availability and the hours of operation prior to traveling to the CTC. You will need to know your UV ID and bring a non-expired
photo ID with you.
OUTSIDE UTAH COUNTY
If you live outside of Utah County, follow the steps below to take your exams at a
certified proctored site. We recommend setting up your proctor in the first few weeks
of the semester, even if you only have a proctored final exam.
Please allow two business days for our office to process each step.
Choose an exam proctor in your area by selecting and contacting a certified proctor
from our public list. You may also find your own proctor following our criteria and have them become a certified proctor.
Acquire Proctor ID from certified proctor - DE staff will email it to them upon certification.
Request Exams. DE staff will then email exam information (when available) to your proctor within
two business days.
Schedule an appointment with your proctor to complete your exam.
PROCTOR FORMS & RESOURCES
PROCTOR Policies and Procedures
Before the Exam
- Exam information will be emailed to designated proctors when available from instructors,
and will include proctor instructions, exam codes or exams, and answer sheets (if
- Exams must be administered at the proctor's school or educational facility, never
at the proctor or student's home.
- Students will be responsible for any fees charged by the proctor for their services.
- If the designated proctor is unable to proctor the exam, please contact the Distance
Education Office to certify another proctor. The exam materials must not be transferred
to another person without authorization and never to the student. Exception-if the
certified proctor is a librarian or staff at a testing center; any librarians at that
library or staff at a testing center may serve as a proctor for the student.
- Proctors must verify the identity of the student and read all of the exam instructions
to the student before they begin the exam.
- Students should be provided with a space in which to take the exam, with a minimum
of distractions and no interruptions.
During the Exam
- Proctors must monitor students and view the computer screen often throughout exam.
- Students may only access authorized books, notes, websites or reference aids specified
on the exam instructions for the duration of the exam.
- No electronic devices are allowed in testing area (cell phone, student's personal
laptop, tablet, etc.)
- Online exams must not be administered on the student's computer or any personal electronic
device. Student must not have access to exam passwords.
- If students are suspected of cheating, proctors must notify the Distance Education
After the Exam
- Students must not retain any notes, duplicated exams or have any access to the exam
in any form upon completion.
- Proctors must collect all exam and scratch papers at the conclusion of the exam. Completed
exam papers may be returned to UVU Distance Education via fax or email scan. Please
save the completed exam papers until confirmation that the full exam is received successfully.
- Students are responsible to meet all required exam deadlines. All paper exams must
be received by the Distance Education office by their respective due dates.